Human Trafficking Survivor Restores Hope on the Frontlines

Posted on 30th July 2020, by
Caroline sits at her desk ready to give hope to other human trafficking victims
Caroline Pugh-Roberts is one of millions of men, women and children who have fallen into the hands of traffickers. Today, as a survivor and educator, she works with other victims at The Salvation Army in London, Ont., to not only help them live but flourish. “I didn’t realize I was being trafficked,” says Caroline. “I  […]

Hope in a Handbag

Posted on 12th November 2019, by
Joy Ball stands with purses filled with practical items and ready for delivery.
Although the exact number of people who are trafficked in Canada is unknown, there is growing evidence of its widespread occurrence. When The Salvation Army’s Take-a-Break ladies group in Oshawa, Ont., learned that this form of modern-day slavery was prevalent in their community, they became educated and involved. “A few years ago, our Bible study  […]
Toronto, December 9, 2013 – Canada’s largest non-governmental direct social service provider is commending the Federal Government on the creation and launch of a dedicated enforcement team based in Montreal to combat human trafficking (click here for report). The Salvation Army has participated in consultations around the development of the national plan and sees the  […]
OTTAWA, June 6, 2012 – Canada’s largest non-governmental direct social service provider is commending the Federal Government on the release of a national strategy to address the issue of Human Trafficking. The Salvation Army had called on the government to develop a national plan and participated in the development of the strategy announced today in  […]
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Salvation Army Responds to Human Trafficking

Posted on 26th September 2011, by
Modern-day slavery exists. Although it is illegal in Canada, thousands of people every year are being bought and sold. Human trafficking is a hidden evil that The Salvation Army chooses to target. The Salvation Army’s Response The Salvation Army has been involved in anti-human trafficking efforts since 1884 when it first established a “Rescue Home”  […]
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Salvation Army World Cup Campaign Makes a Big Noise

Posted on 21st June 2010, by Salvation Army
While world audiences focus on a black-and-white football (soccer ball) in the FIFA World Cup, The Salvation Army in South Africa is handing out red cards against human trafficking. In the run up to the World Cup, The Salvation Army kick-started a campaign to help protect people in South Africa, a country that suffers a  […]
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Salvation Army Offers Safety to Winnipeg’s Sex-Trade Workers

Posted on 19th February 2010, by Salvation Army
On February 18 The Salvation Army in Winnipeg participated in S.N.O.W. night, a Safe Night Off Winnipeg Streets for women and transgendered sex-trade workers. The event is organized and coordinated by a number of agencies who work with those involved in the sex trade, one of which is The Salvation Army. The Army provided the  […]
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